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Benchmark Assignment—SWOT AnalysisByTyonna PriceHCS/499: Health Care Strategy Capstone07/28/2020Instructor: Sharon McClernan
SWOT AnalysisA SWOT analysis was needed for the Stevens District Hospital because the organization is considering expanding their services but before they can do that, they will need to know their strengths and weaknesses to move forward with any modifications. Along with the opposing hospitals the Stevens District Hospital must find a way to keep up with the newest developments and offer something equal to the other facilities. The organization lacks in areas such as inpatientand patient care. “Facing these strategic questions, managers in health care are introducing strategic tools and methods, which were developed for the private sector to help them provide theanswers” (Van Wijngaarden, Scholten, & Van Wijk, 2012). Purpose Using SWOT“Strategic planning a tool used to plan for the future to adjust to market trends, new technology or government regulations” (Business.qld.gov.au). SWOT analysis can be collected to observe the internal and external weaknesses and strengths of the Stevens Hospital. One of the